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Daily Update04/30/2008 Normal
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DAILY UPDATE04/18/2008 Normal
Daily update - Port spurs warehouse projects 04/17/2008 Normal
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 Daily Port Update

Subject:Daily Update - HURRICANE BERTHA UPDATE
Date:Friday, July 11, 2008
Priority:Normal
Notice:
URGENT INFORMATION: None

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PORT LIMITS/INFORMATION
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Maximum Depths - (Fresh)
Harbor Entrance - 47.0 ft
Main Channel - 45.0 ft

BERTH LIMITS/INFORMATION:
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Current maximum drafts allowed at berths:

Amerada Hess – Max draft of 38’00 if LOA is less than 650’; Max draft of
36’00 if LOA is 650’00 or greater
Kinder Morgan – berth 1 - 40'00
Kinder Morgan - berth 2 - 40'00
Kinder Morgan - berth 3 - TBA
berth 4 – Max draft 39’00, tide needed for anything deeper than 36’00
BP - TBA
Wando Terminal – Max draft 46’00 – Max BM 187’00
North Charleston Terminal – Max 42’00 – Max BM 187’00
CST – Max draft 47’00 – Max BM 187’00

Per pilots – restrictions for Tanker movements:
Drafts of 36’00 or less may transit at anytime
Drafts of 36’01 to 40’00 – window: Start in 1 Hour before low water until
2 hours before high water
Drafts of 40’01 to 41’00 – window: start in 2 hours after low water until
2 hours before high water
Drafts of 41’01 to 42’00 – window: start in 3 hours after low water until
3 hours before high water


VESSEL TRAFFIC:
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KMI - ARGOSY - IN, ETS 0400/11
- STOLT STRENGTH - ETA 11/0700, ETS 1600/11
- BERGE COMMANDER - ETA 11/2359, ETS 12/2000

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FEDERAL, STATE & LOCAL FILING REQUIREMENTS:
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96 Hours - advance notice of arrival required by USCG

48 Hours - advance receipt of crew list by Immigration for any vessel
arriving from a foreign port, or arriving coast wise with detained crew.

24 Hours (minimum) - Foreign cargo must have manifest submitted to
Customs & Border Patrol AMS. Bond must be filed for Foreign flag vessels
or U.S. flag arriving with foreign cargo aboard.

24 Hours – advance notice to Pilots

24 Hours - advance fax of crew list and approved visitors required by
Terminal.

72 Hours - post port call, the Port Authority requires bill of lading
figures for all bulk cargo.

Port Security - All persons doing business within Port Authority property
must have security pass from SCPA.

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NEWS ARTICLES: None

CURRENT ISSUES: 07/15 - 1000 - SCS PA MONTHLY MEETING

FUTURE/ONGOING ISSUES:
07/24 - 0800 - CHS NAVIGATION COMMITTEE MEETING
07/24 - 1615 - CHARLESTON COUNTY COMMISSION MEETING
08/12 - 1700 - TBC - PILOT COMMISSION MEETING
10/08 - 1800 - CWIT OYSTER ROAST
10/30 - TBA - PROPELLOR CLUB 75TH ANNIVERSARY PARTY
2013 - PROPOSED TIME FRAME FOR NEW PORT TERMINAL TO BE COMPLETED

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CURRENT HURRICANE ALERT STATUS - 4 - HURRICANE BERTHA - CAT 1

AT 1100 AM AST...1500Z...THE CENTER OF HURRICANE BERTHA WAS LOCATED
NEAR LATITUDE 28.5 NORTH...LONGITUDE 62.0 WEST OR ABOUT 310 MILES...
500 KM...SOUTH-SOUTHEAST OF BERMUDA.

BERTHA IS MOVING TOWARD THE NORTHWEST NEAR 6 MPH...9 KM/HR.
THIS GENERAL MOTION IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE TODAY WITH A GRADUAL
TURN TO THE NORTH DURING THE NEXT 24 HOURS. ON THIS TRACK...
BERTHA'S FRINGES WILL BE NEARING BERMUDA ON SATURDAY.

Seaport Security Alert currently at YELLOW/ELEVATED - MARSEC 1
Airport Security Alert currently at ORANGE/HIGH

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TIDE INFORMATION (BASED FROM CUSTOMS WHARF):

Day High Tide Height Sunrise Moon Time % Moon
/Low Time Feet Sunset Visible

F 11 High 2:55 AM 4.6 6:20 AM Set 1:05 AM 57
11 Low 9:15 AM 0.4 8:30 PM Rise 3:06 PM
11 High 3:52 PM 5.4
11 Low 10:07 PM 1.0

Sa 12 High 3:45 AM 4.4 6:21 AM Set 1:37 AM 66
12 Low 10:03 AM 0.5 8:30 PM Rise 4:04 PM
12 High 4:42 PM 5.4
12 Low 11:01 PM 1.0

Su 13 High 4:36 AM 4.4 6:22 AM Set 2:12 AM 75
13 Low 10:51 AM 0.5 8:29 PM Rise 5:01 PM
13 High 5:31 PM 5.5
13 Low 11:52 PM 0.9

M 14 High 5:27 AM 4.4 6:22 AM Set 2:53 AM 82
14 Low 11:39 AM 0.5 8:29 PM Rise 5:57 PM
14 High 6:19 PM 5.6

Tu 15 Low 12:40 AM 0.8 6:23 AM Set 3:40 AM 89
15 High 6:17 AM 4.4 8:28 PM Rise 6:49 PM
15 Low 12:26 PM 0.4
15 High 7:06 PM 5.7

W 16 Low 1:24 AM 0.7 6:23 AM Set 4:33 AM 94
16 High 7:05 AM 4.5 8:28 PM Rise 7:37 PM
16 Low 1:11 PM 0.4
16 High 7:50 PM 5.8

Th 17 Low 2:07 AM 0.6 6:24 AM Set 5:30 AM 98
17 High 7:51 AM 4.6 8:28 PM Rise 8:19 PM
17 Low 1:54 PM 0.3
17 High 8:31 PM 5.8

F 18 Low 2:47 AM 0.4 6:25 AM Set 6:30 AM 99
18 High 8:34 AM 4.6 8:27 PM Rise 8:56 PM
18 Low 2:35 PM 0.3
18 High 9:10 PM 5.8

Sa 19 Low 3:25 AM 0.3 6:25 AM Set 7:30 AM 99
19 High 9:15 AM 4.7 8:27 PM Rise 9:29 PM
19 Low 3:16 PM 0.3
19 High 9:46 PM 5.8

Su 20 Low 4:03 AM 0.2 6:26 AM Set 8:31 AM 97
20 High 9:54 AM 4.8 8:26 PM Rise 9:59 PM
20 Low 3:58 PM 0.3
20 High 10:21 PM 5.7

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MARINE WEATHER:

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR ATLANTIC COASTAL WATERS.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS...SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS THUNDERSTORMS WILL
DEVELOP ACROSS THE REGION TODAY. SOME OF THESE STORMS WILL BECOME
STRONG...WITH GUSTY WINDS AND CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING STRIKES.
HOWEVER...WITH THE CLOSE PROXIMITY TO A FRONTAL BOUNDARY...THE
SEA BREEZE AND VARIOUS OTHER BOUNDARIES...A FEW OF THE STORMS MAY
ALSO BECOME SEVERE. THE MAIN WEATHER HAZARDS WOULD BE DAMAGING
WINDS AND FREQUENT LIGHTNING STRIKES. A SECONDARY HAZARD WOULD BE
HEAVY RAINS AND LARGE HAIL.

WHILE THUNDERSTORMS CAN OCCUR AT ALMOST ANY TIME TODAY...THE BEST
CHANCE FOR STRONG OR SEVERE WEATHER WILL OCCUR THIS AFTERNOON AND
EVENING.

MARINERS ACROSS THE SOUTHERN SOUTH CAROLINA AND SOUTHEAST GEORGIA
COASTAL WATERS SHOULD MONITOR WEATHER CONDITIONS THROUGHOUT THE
DAY. THIS CAN BE DONE THROUGH NOAA WEATHER RADIO ALL HAZARDS OR
COAST GUARD BROADCASTS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY.

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.
Notice posted on Friday, July 11, 2008

Disclaimer
For quality assurance purposes please note well that while the above information is regularly vetted for accuracy it is not intended to replace the local knowledge or expertise pertaining to port conditions of our marine operations personnel. Port précis should always be verified by contacting the corresponding marine department of a particular location for the most up-to-date information.